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Between Land and Sea

The Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674281417

Publication Date: 10/13/2014


312 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 halftones, 3 maps


  • Preface
  • Prologue: From Sweetwater to Seawater
  • 1. Clams, Dams, and the Desiccation of New England
  • 2. Shoveling Dung against the Tide
  • 3. The Geographic Quicksilver of Narragansett Bay
  • 4. Natural Knowledge and a Bay in Transition
  • 5. Improving Coastal Space during a Century of War
  • 6. Carving the Industrial Coastline
  • Epilogue: Between Progress and the Pull of the Sea
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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